breakups

When it comes to breakups, pain is inevitable, but Humans thinks that suffering is optional.

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Lea Moreno3 months ago
My Fiancé Ghosted Me and Kept the Cat
I was dating a man for four years who planned to marry me. Six months in, he proposed without a ring. After a year and a half, he told me that he likes to do things suddenly and to be prepared if he s...
Annie Curran3 months ago
2018 Was My Worst Year
From many people that I’ve either talked to or read stories about online, they agree that 2018 has been their worst year, including mine. A lot of things happened this year in a span of around nine mo...
Scarlett Price3 months ago
Loving You Was Burying Me
I never loved someone as I did you. I never knew loving someone would be so exhausting to where I’d want my last breath. My heart poured out love and your valves were open and leaky. My love was escap...
Aiyan Turley3 months ago
Mr. Grey
The memory of you instills an ocean of deepness that penetrates farther than the intercourse of our minds. It was one of the returns of what it felt like when we met again in your hometown where I fel...
Ryder Kramer3 months ago
The Heart
The heart, a muscular organ used to transport blood throughout the circulatory system. The human heart is split into four chambers. It has both the left and right atria, as well as a left and right ve...
Hope Talbott3 months ago
A Good-Bye
You don’t get it. I love you more than you know, no really. I’ve been ready to leave everything and start over for you, on multiple occasions. But what do you do? You leave. You drop off the face of t...
Alyssa Hoots3 months ago
Finding My One and Only
When thinking about my past relationships that I have had, I think back to when I was in seventh grade. Assuming that I had found the one person that I could have a future with but was never possible....
Paolo Balladares3 months ago
Healing
I am hurting a lot. I just went through a bad breakup and it feels like my world is going to end. But it can’t. It cannot end. Life goes on. Sometimes it’s hard to think like that. Especially today. I...
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Erina Kimura3 months ago
My Own Reflection of My Breakup
In the beginning of the year, I was unemployed and depending on my ex-boyfriend. We were both in a toxic relationship, and he’s not the only guilty party. I depended on him too much and used my depres...
Emily Burkard3 months ago
Just to Get Over What We Lost
I wonder if you think about it as I do. Sometimes I swear every moment between us wasn't true. I keep laying in bed thinking about the times between us. I'm tired of you always letting me down. I try ...
Remy Kelbel4 months ago
Heartbroken Fairy Tale
Getting your heartbroken sucks. The worst thing? Everyone says it will heal with time. That's also the worst thing, time. No matter what I do the day always ends the same way, with time. Time has neve...
Talia Young4 months ago
An Open Letter to My Ex
It took a very long time for me to get myself to the place I am. To figure out why we didn’t work, what went wrong. The typical “It’s not you, it’s me” fits real well into this letter, since that’s th...
Courtney Moyer4 months ago
An Open Letter to My Ex
Dear Ex, I know things have gotten pretty hostile between us since we broke up, and for that I am truly sorry. We both have said things that we did not mean, and there has been a permanent negative ef...
Gigi M4 months ago
Spring Love
I guess you can call this an update. Many have asked so many questions about my winter love. If we still talk? No. Sadly, we do not. We still have each other on social media, but we aren’t on speaking...
Michelle Werbeck4 months ago
Shoe Collection
My shoe obsession started when I was 16 and directly coincided with my boy obsession. It all started with my first boyfriend Joshua. He told me that he was no good and had a dark heart and I chose to ...
Andy Thursday4 months ago
Keep
Seeing you today affected me way more than I would have liked. It was just a small, microsecond of a moment where we happened to cross paths, but it might as well have been an hour with how I'm rememb...
Brittany Wenner4 months ago
The Apology Letter You Never Got
I cannot tell you how many times I picked up my phone wanting to call you. I cannot tell you how many drunken texts you almost woke up to, but thankfully my friends would stop me from hitting send. I ...
Reiss Alonso4 months ago
I Hate You
Dear Juliette, THANK YOU for wasting my GODDAMN time. THANK YOU for being a CLUELESS BITCH, THANK YOU for being UNRELIABLE and THANK YOU for adding bullshit into my life. I've made the mistake of trus...